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Piraeus is a major Greek port situated just 15 minutes outside of Athens. Piraeus boasts exceptional beaches, a charming marina and Greek architecture all within a picturesque setting. You can spend your time in Piraeus visiting the city's historical landmarks such as The Cathedral of Agia Triada or the Municipal Theatre. Head further into Greece and you can discover Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world. Athens enjoys a fantastic Mediterranean weather and is a firm favourite with travellers due to its historical and cultural importance, or if you'd prefer you could simply visit the stunning Greek coastline and unwind on the pristine beaches.
The main areas for shopping in Piraeus are ‘Piraeus Vasileos Georgiou Avenue', ‘Heroon Polytechneiou Avenue', ‘Defteras Merarhias Street' , ‘Akti miaouli' and ‘Poseidonos', ‘Terpsithea' and ‘Passalimani'. The shops all vary and sell items such as, clothing, jewellery, handbags, leather goods, souvenirs and trinkets. ‘Piraeus Market' offers fish, meat, fruit, veg and cheese.
The local currency is the Euro. Piraeus is 3 hours ahead of Greenwich meantime (GMT +3).
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